Daniel J. Habeck, Practicing Partner at CMH Law in Waukesha, WI

Daniel J. Habeck, Partner

Phone: 262-542-4278
Fax: 262-542-4270

Legal Assistant: Mary Wankowski
Phone: 262-542-4278

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Daniel Habeck, Super Lawyers AV-Preeminent Rating from Martindale - Hubbell

Areas of Practice:


  • University of Wisconsin Law School, J.D., 1998
  • Michigan State University, B.A., with honors, 1995, Finance


  • All Wisconsin Courts
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois

Professional Activities

  • Member, State Bar of Wisconsin
  • Member, Waukesha County Bar Association
  • Past President, Waukesha County Bar Association
  • Past Chair, Waukesha County Bar Association Young Lawyers Division
  • Super Lawyers, 2013-2018
  • Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2006-2012
  • ALM/Martindale-Hubbell™,Top Rated Lawyer in Land Use and Zoning 

Civic Involvement

  • Past Director, Waukesha County Economic Development Corporation
  • Former Treasurer/Secretary, Community Housing Initiative, Inc.
  • Advisory Committee, Waukesha County Courthouse Self Help Clinic
  • Volunteer Coach - Merton Athletic Association

Representative Cases

  • Foreclosure of a failed retail development for a community bank, including obtaining dismissals of multiple lender liability counterclaims alleging in excess of $5,000,000 in damages
  • Due diligence counsel to a national investor for the acquisition of a loan pool exceeding $500,000,000 in unpaid balance
  • Developer and borrower counsel regarding a 197 unit multifamily development including a $17,000,000 construction loan
  • In and out of court liquidation of a $80,000,000 distressed loan pool for a national note buyer
  • Chapter 11 counsel to a local lender for a 30 asset multi-family portfolio
  • Represented a national big box retailer in multiple property tax challenges and appeals
  • Chapter 11 counsel to an equipment lender secured by a fleet of 84 semitractors
  • Obtained payment of $3,000,000 construction lien for a general contractor within a $100,000,000 multi-family foreclosure

Attorney Dan Habeck joined the firm in 1998. He concentrates his practice on banking, credit and creditor’s rights issues, secured transactions, land use and development, and real estate.